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Becoming JaneNational Geographic
Nov. 22, 2019 – Jun. 1, 2020 Explore Dr. Goodall’s early years through iconic images and a multiscreen experience and venture on a 3D exploration of Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park where she did her famous behavioral research on chimps.
Fri. Dec 13 Beloved comedian and actor Sinbad has been making audiences laugh for more than three decades.
Soul DivasSignature Theatre
Nov. 22 – 23 Signature singers honor the celebrated chanteuses whose unbelievable voices lifted our spirits.
A Motown ChristmasSignature Theatre
Dec. 3 – 21 The holidays get a smooth new groove when delivered motown style in a fun, upbeat and soulful yuletide treat.
NSO Pops: Game ON!The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 8, 2020 Mesmerizing celebration of symphonic video game music in its world premiere.
My Fair LadyThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 17, 2019 – Jan. 19, 2020 From Lincoln Center Theater comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly)
Come From AwayThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 10, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020 Takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.
The Hip Hop NutcrackerStrathmore
Dec. 17 – 19 Join Maria-Clara and the Nutcracker Prince as they set off for a magical adventure…in modern day New York City.
Washington Performing Arts: Kian SoltaniThe Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22, 2020 He joins acclaimed pianist Julio Elizalde for a program that ranges from Beethoven’s spirited fifth cello sonata to Arvo Pärt’s mesmerizing Fratres.
Emmy BlotnickAMP by Strathmore
Fri. Nov 22 Emmy Blotnick is a rising star in the comedy world.
Atlanta Ballet: The NutcrackerThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 27 – Dec. 1 A visually inventive staging set against a fantastical starry night, dominated by oversized storybooks, clocks, and constellations.
NSO Pops: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ in ConcertThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 29 – Dec. 1 Experience the film in HD on a giant screen with composer Nicholas Hooper’s score played live by the NSO.
A Christmas CarolMulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab
Nov. 29 – Dec. 29
The Washington Chorus: A Candlelight ChristmasThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 15 – 22
Live DangerouslyNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020
Rightfully Hers: American Women and the VoteNational Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021
NSO: Handel's MessiahThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 19 – 22
Washington Performing Arts: Midori & ThibaudetStrathmore
Sat. Jan 25, 2020
National Philharmonic: Handel's MessiahStrathmore
Dec. 21 – 22
NPO: Voices of Light, Silent film The Passion of Joan of Arc to Richard Einhorn's ScoreStrathmore
Sat. Nov 23
WNO: The Magic FluteThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 22 – 23
Choral Arts Society of Washington: A Family ChristmasThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Dec 24
A Christmas CarolFord's Theatre
Nov. 22, 2019 – Jan. 1, 2020
National Philharmonic: Holiday Singin' PopsStrathmore
Fri. Dec 6